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PH-12 Hand Sample.
Chert sample found in a Carbonatite.

Hand Sample:

Pink to light brown chert sample that contains small (< 1 mm diameter) vesicles. Very thin quartz veins propagate through the sample in no preferred orientation.

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Collected from the Redwall Formation, this is a highly silicious sample defined in the suite's documentation as chert, but the sample lacks the nano-crystalline appearance of a traditional chert. It appears to be more of a slightly metamorphosed…
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